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2014-2015 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ANT 307 - The Ideal Society and the State

Credits 3
Requirements: Prerequisite: Upper Division Standing
What is an ideal society like? Explores from an anthropological perspective different political systems in an attempt to answer the following questions: 1) Are there just societies? 2) Why search for Utopia and what is the significance of utopian thinking?) Where is the focus of political power and how does it change? 4) How do state societies evolve? 5) What is a nation? Cross-listed with SOC 307